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murder trial. new overnight, and suv crash shuts down part of a heavily traveled raleigh road. we kick off the work week with unseasonably warm weather but how long will that last? happy monday, everyone, thank you for joining us. i'm renee chou. >> i'm bill leslie. we begin with breaking news out of cleveland county west of charlotte where a couple died after a crash in a house explosion. >> it happened around 10:30 last night, it happened around then triggering explosions at their home. at least two people killed, fire crews are on the scene cleaning up debris and making sure the gas is turned on. two decades after a shaw university student is murder, a jury could start deliberating against the man accused of killing her. >> investigators charged chris
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mcqueen. wral's julia sims joins us outside the justice center. >> reporter: jurors announced it would not present any evidence leaving them to consider results of a new dna test as well as testimony from witnesses about things they recall from 20 years ago. jurors heard from friends of lacoy mcqueen who even now some 20 years later broke down on the stand, when talking about the shaw university student. they testified lacoy mcqueen had been pregnant, and her boyfriend, chris lawing, and nc state student at the time wanted her to have an abortion. witnesses told jurors the couple argued and when mcqueen went to meet him at the bell tower she disappeared. her remains were found later in vance county. police arrested lawing in 1997 but lack of evidence force them to drop those charges. jurors heard about new dna tests not available at the time that prosecutors say linking to
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suggested the lead investigator was an overzealous cop who ignored and neglected to look at any other suspects. so again, closing arguments are expected this morning and the jury could get this case for deliberations this afternoon. >> julia sims live in downtown raleigh, thank you very much. overnight, a crash in raleigh shut down part of northfield road near the daily road intersection. and suv knocked out a utility pole crashing into our yard. there are no serious injuries. duke energy crews worked to replace the pole, north neville brody is back open. a quick moving fire took out three buildings in sanford. it started at the corner of bragg and matthew streets in robert's cabinet shop and spread into an attached building, then a third history -- third freestanding structure. the damage was so bad investigators may never know the exact source of the fire.
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they put on it the fire would not go out and then it got that bad. >> a small church was also affected, no one was hurt. one person is in the hospital after a fire in downtown raleigh. someone called firefighters to the scene of carter street after 8:00 last night. it is unclear if the person taken away had serious injuries. no word on the cause. we are going to have beautiful weather in-store today, kind of keeping the weekend stuff going. >> sunday was outstanding >> it was so pretty. we started out cold on sunday morning but had temperatures warm up nicely through the day. it's not as cold this morning. were married in place. a pretty sunrise. the skies are completely clear over rdu. and, we had a plane taking off. 49 in durham, 49 holly springs,
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50 in rocky mount, 49 roxboro, this type of year. afternoon temperatures also lukewarm, upper 40s to 63 at lunchtime. we will see a high of 69 this afternoon. warmer than normal. not record highs for this time of year but we will see this again tomorrow. and then some changes to the cooler, wetter conditions are starting wednesday. way as well. renee? thanks, the candidates are counting down the hours to super tuesday.
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endorsement but also we are less than 24 hours away from super tuesday. 12 states whose votes could alter the court of the presidential campaign. tracy potts tells us about their strategy a day before the delegates go up for grabs. >> reporter: donald trump heads into super tuesday because of a senator. , jeff sessions. every super tuesday states except for texas, friends are hitting hard. >> that was such an insulting thing. you don't call somebody of achievement, you don't do that. >> reporter: ted cruz is leading in his home state of texas and slamming trump for not condemning the support of the former ku klux klan.
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saying that the clan is reprehensible andhas no place in politics. >> reporter: super tuesday is looking good for hillary clinton coming off of her huge win in south carolina. >> we got decimated, that's what happened. >> reporter: bernie sanders feeling the bern of the south american voters. >> we need your help winning the nomination. >> reporter: clinton is leaving 2 to 1 in key states focused on trump. >> i don't think any campaign you make while promises, you insult everybody, and then people wonder what that person stands for. >> reporter: but clinton can also find herself on defense. the rest of her emails are down today. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. today is the day regulators decide whether to give duke energy the green light to build a billion-dollar natural gas plant, a planned to replace the coal burning plant in nashville. duke energy would pass along
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margin to customers. duke is accused of overstating future electricity needs in the north carolina mountains in order to have the plan approved. a los angeles judge is scheduled to consider whether to dismiss one of the defamation lawsuits against bill cosby. his attorneys want janice dickinson's case to be dismissed because they say she has given differing accounts of interactions with cosby over the years. the model and tv host suit cosby in may after he denied her claims that he drugged and raped her in lake tahoe in 1982. she said she tried to include the story in 2002 memoir but her publisher refused. more information is coming out about what the michigan government knew about issues in the water in the city of flint. what newly released emails reveal about when the governor say they issued a red flag. plus today only comes around once every 40 years.
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it is a big, exciting city. >> bright lights, big city. >> and big apples. >> yeah. at least the traffic is moving along there. >> probably as fast as it ever does. >> they are used to that, i'm sure. >> public transportation. >> you've got to be crazy to drive in new york. >> take the subway. they have their public transportation worked out. >> yes, the only way to get around there.
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to our weather today? >> it's a little bit colder but they are still seeing orbital frame from the cold front come through and we are going to miss it here. we actually have a cold front that comes through today but you'll never know it. that's the kind of cold front we like. we do not care for that one last wednesday. this wednesday we have a chance for some rain, at this point it does not look like a severe weather threat but it does look what i can wednesday, at least in the morning. let's look at what's happening, it sure is pretty. there is our roxboro skycam. you can see bright sunshine and the breeze blowing the flags around on the courthouse lawn. wind is 15 miles per hour so it's a little bit breezy out there this morning. that will continue to the afternoon but the wind at this point is out of the southwest, and that is making for a nice miles morning. 49 is our temperature, that window southwest right now at
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dewpoint is 33, humidity 54%. it's nice and dry as you can tell without sunshine. 48 in roxboro, 50 s. hill, 48 in rocky mount, 52 tarboro. heading south, 48 southern pines, 49 in fayetteville. we do have some big changes coming this week, today and tomorrow will be beautiful with temperatures close to 70 and lots of sunshine. very little chance of rain delay to say we have a front that approaches which may bring us rain for midnight. and into wednesday morning we will start the commute of it wet. talking probably a quarter of an inch, not a big heavy rain but there may be a few rumbles of thunder. thursday we get a break with a little sunshine but that front that comes to bring us rain wednesday will also bring us colder temperatures. i will show you that coming up in the 7-day forecast. friday we have a chance of rain, possibly wet snow from the triangle area northward as we have much cold air coming in again with another front. it's drying out and sunny, certainly beautiful out there
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out a little bit, there is our friend, and the rain coming across the mountains which is rapidly weakening. we will see this rain fizzle out, it does not make it here. instead we have sunshine and mild conditions. and on the backside of that front, miles as well. another high pressure system with the source down in the south. miles ahead in behind the front, again, you will not notice that much. we jump ahead to tuesday, and watch our cause increasing. it stays nice and bright through the middle of the day tomorrow but then we begin to see rain again. coetzee sprinkled by the evening commute ahead of the front that at 5:00 that front is still back into tennessee. into early wednesday, futurecast has it passed us by 7:00 a.m. that may be a little bit fast. we have a chance of seeing rain during the morning commute in the clear out in the afternoon. and that front now, we are dealing with colder air. take a look at that on the 7-day
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for reference, the normal high temperature this time of year is upper 50s to about 60. by friday we see the normal high temperature up to 60 degrees. it is that time of year where things are warming up nicely. 69 today and tomorrow, 56 wednesday. dropping back down to breezing in the morning thursday. friday we have raymond comes through again. some of that may be in the form of wet snow from the triangle area northward and over the weekend, temperatures fully recover. pretty chilly saturday but this coming saturday will be much like this past saturday. warming up with sunshine and high near 60. brian is here taking a look at some slower traffic on i-40. >> typical congestion delays building in the cleveland community heading up into corner this morning. this camera shows us that slowing traffic on 40 westbound with the delay cell building round highway 42, slow all the
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up to 60 minutes from that trip from 42 up to 440. the good news is heading beyond that, not really picking up any fortify related delays, maybe just a slowdown were 440 eastbound traffic delays approaching brockway road. also looks like it is maybe getting a little bit busier on wheeler road interchange. as soon as you get beyond that toward rtp, traffic moving along pretty well. traffic looks good on the north side of raleigh, clear into rtp at this point did we have a stalled vehicle on a residential street in gardner. that's not causing any problems at this moment at least. let's take a look at life drive times leaving orange county from 85 to 15-500 or one from 85 to 15-500 or 1/9 minute trip. if you cut out at 15-501, atlanta downtown, that trip
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as we see a little bit of a delay building in some spots pedometer northbound spot, leaving hillsboro away from the i-40 march out to the durham freeway, that right starts at eight minutes. back to you. the third time was not the charm for the spacex new mission, the company called off the launch of its docket 9 rocket in florida after two similar cancellations in days. on the website, spacex says the rocket and pay vote are fine. the ceo, elon musk, tweeted, rising temps do tend to trigger an alarm, the rocket is carrying a phone satellite that will bring phone access to millions. michigan governor knew there was something wrong with the flint water as far back as 2014 according to newly released emails from his top aides. this show the aides discussed switching the water supply back from the flint river to lake huron.
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months after flint started its own desk using its own river for drinking water. researchers found elevated levels of lead that can cause neurological problems in children. investigators are looking into the issue in response to the emails, snyder's spokesman says those were preliminary concerns before aides actually knew of that problems. official charges are expected to be announced today in the deadly shooting of a pastor in dayton, ohio. 70-year-old william schooler was shot inside his office at st. peter's missionary baptist. his own brother, daniel schooler, is accused of pulling the trigger. he's in custody facing murder charges. no word on a motive. community leaders gather to remember the victims of a deadly shooting spree in kansas. police say three people were killed in 40s -- 14 others wounded during the rampage in newton and hesston. most were shot at the excel
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killed the gunman. investigators say the suspects, cedric ford, worked there. a sheriff believes he was upset by a restraining order from a former girlfriend he received the day of the shooting. an army staff sergeant. accused of murdering a police officer makes his first appearance. ronald hamilton shot and killed prince william county police officer ashley guinden and his wife heard lisa hamilton also shot and injured two other officers as they answered a call at his home saturday. guinden was working her first field shipped after being sworn in friday. russia will hold three days in university of virginia student who is being detained forgiveness. he is accused of trying to steal a political benefit the
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he says that he is taking it as a souvenir. the 21-year-old appeared at a news conference this morning. it is not clear if he was coerced but he confessed to what he calls a hostile act. >> i wish that the united states administration never manipulated people like myself in the future to commit crimes against foreign countries. >> he said he made the worst mistake of his life and asks the north korean government to please act to save him. leaders in pyongyang claim he was encouraged to act as he did by a secret university society and by the cia. he has been detained since january. happy leap day. if you are a leap day baby there are special deals today. >> participating pizza hut locations will give you a free one topping personal pan pizza which will carry out. and, you can also get a free cookie at mcallister's, even if
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can get a deal at krispy kreme. this is their offer. by one dozen donuts, get a dozen original glazed for $2.29. hotels and travel companies are also offering leap day promotions. legroom is shrinking for airlines leaving some people feeling like they are being packed in like sardines. senator. chuck schumer of new york once the faa to require airlines to abide by a feed price guideline. he says like rooms on planes used to be 35 inches but is now down to 31. he says these are more narrow, shrinking by 2 inches. he says he will introduce a seed size guideline amendment to the faa reauthorization act pending in congress with a vote expected in march. 7:23. more police departments are
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cameras. is 7:26, i'm renee chou with your top stories. jurors will hear closing arguments in the trial of man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend 20 years ago. chris wing is in jail over the death of his girlfriend, lacoy mcqueen. attorneys did not present any witnesses in his defense. new overnight, a crash in raleigh shut down part of new hope road. an suv knocked out a utility pole crashing into yard. there are no serious injuries. duke energy crews worked to replace the pole. n. new hope road. is now back open. star weekend warmth whirls into today. let's get a check on whether with elizabeth. >> so pretty, warmer than this time yesterday when we started out in e 30s. take a look at the fayetteville skycam, looks beautiful with sunshine. we will see sunshine for today and tomorrow.
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cooler temperatures wednesday to the end of e week and really into the weekend. take a look at the temperatures this morning, nice and miles. 48 in rocky mount and intrinsics. 49 in fayetteville, 50 degrees in southfield. our hi isafternoon near 70. same story again tomorrow. wednesday, 56 and chance of showers. 7:27. we have an accident on u.s.-1 northbound before lnut street. the right wing is blocked in their backups toward cary in raleigh. that trip now up to eight minutes. consider using walnut street as an alternate route if you can get there. pickup u.s.-1 from walnut street and it should be in good shape. something we will follow as we continue coverage through the morning. as we take a look at the live commute map, westbound i-40 looks good but on the eastbound side a report of an accident. right at him and wrote. keep that in mind.
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raleigh's police department is going to be closer to the possibility of police one body cameras. >> this afternoon, staff will present an overview of the new tool to city council. wral's mikaya thurmond joins us live in downtown raleigh,
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has been a public discussion about this. >> reporter: that's right. today's session is about getting councilmember feedback on the body camera initiative. the raleigh police chief as well as her staff will present an overview about potential benefits of employing cameras as well as concerns. today's presentation will also address different technological approaches and resources. this discussion comes on the heels of several very public police shootings where the actions of both the officer and the suspect were called into question. any implementation here in raleigh could take months to approve, and even longer to put into action. similar police body camera policies have been put in place in both durham and in fayetteville. this meeting is set to start at 1:00 p.m. >> mikaya thurmond reporting live in raleigh. the search for the next police chief in durham moves ahead this week. so far the process is on schedule. a list of 42 candidates is down to six. next steps come today and tomorrow when competitors take part in a two-day assessment. that will provide more insight into the management decision- making and interpersonal
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finalists will meet with the durham police department staff in public in late march. city leaders would like to have the new person on board in may. garner has one of the busiest fire departments in wake county but it's firefighters are among the lowest paid. the county's fire commission plans to address a salary gap at the meeting this week. a recent study showed the firefighters are paid about 14% less than those at other departments in wake county. garner fire officials say their cause increased from 2% to 5% every year. they say it's challenging to hire and retain firefighters higher salaries. north carolinians will soon see a change in what we pay for certain services beginning tomorrow. the state will raise fees on various items and charge sales tax is on services that were previously not tax. dmv, division of motor vehicles. the sales tax rate will not
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chart sales tax and services such as repair, maintenance, and installation. that includes installation on big appliances, or auto repairs. as for fees, the state budget raises fees for a number of services within the state government agencies. for example, a standard eight your drivers license fee will go from $32-$40. the new service taxes are expected to raise nearly 160 millions in the first full year it is in effect. several public hearings are monument on state capitol it will commemorate the americans. public hearings are scheduled the first two sessions are in lullaby hearings in rocky mount and fayetteville. the families of more than 160 paratroopers welcomed them home to fort bragg today, just as the group did 10 days ago, paratroopers assigned to the 82nd mission headquarters will
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deployment in support of inherent resolve. troopers and families will be reunited at the airfield. there will be cheers just like that. >> these homecoming stores never get old. we love seeing that. and, we will have beautiful weather for them when they come back home. so, that's another way to save thank you for all that you did. so pretty yesterday and we will see those conditions both today and tomorrow. take a look at the satellite radar picture to begin with. there is rain into virginia and west virginia. that will fizzle out before it reaches us and you're probably just noticing how beautiful and sunny it is across the area right now. that will be good case for the rest of the day. temperatures are mild. we started yesterday morning in the low to mid 30s. 52 smithfield, 50 in knightdale, 48 in wilson, feels nice and mild. our forecasts, 63 degrees at noon.
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up, southwest in swing that 10 to 15 miles per hour. near 70 this afternoon and breezy but a mild breeze. tomorrow more of the same. then we switched gears to wetter and cooler condition starting wednesday. i will tell you what that means coming up in a few minutes. brian is here taking a look at -- oh, that looks like a big backup. some of you have a growing problem hettinger cary at u.s.- 1 northbound. it's 7:34. we had an earlier accident blocking right lanes on u.s.-1 walnut street. you can see there are still emergency vehicles on the way. we are hearing it's not a serious accident in terms of injuries but there is apparently a fluid cleanup there in one of those lanes leading to those lane closures and these growing backups on u.s.-1 northbound. taking a look at the latest
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desk apex at highway 55 heading to 40 in raleigh. consider using gorman street, from their pickup i-40 or u.s.- 1 northbound, just avoid that stretch at us 1 northbound between the 55 exit all the way up toward walnut street this morning. you can see that redline showing up on the sensor readings. elsewhere in the triangle, looks good in major routes, slowing down in spots on five from the 40 westbound but so far not a bachelor from the capital boulevard area toward i- 40. leaving south durham and chapel hill heading into rtp, starting to see a delay on 40 eastbound around 7:51 between there and i was 55. it could be a sudden glare delay starting to build. both directions of the durham freeway looking fine, as we zoom into south raleigh we have a report of an accident on 40 eastbound around him and wrote. doesn't look like it's causing problems but we are seeing heavy westbound delays
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also in garner a report of an accident at 70 business. a cary woman is safe after being stuck in a storm drain. the 58-year-old woman crawled into the drain on conroy court trying to save the cat but got trapped 150 feet in. emergency crews were able to rescue her, but the cat was never found. dramatic video of a car fire sent plumes of smoke into hill. eastbound i-40 at about 3:00 in the afternoon yesterday. the right lane was closed until the fire was put out. it is unclear what ignited the fire or if anyone was hurt. we have information about a driver charged in the deadly crash and fayetteville. bruce guzman faces charges including dwi and reckless driving. he was traveling on the strickland bridge road quarter- century circle when he lost control of the car and struck a tree. the passenger, 23-year-old,
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guzman and a second passenger were not seriously hurt. there were definitely big surprises at the oscars. up next we take you to the awards celebration in hollywood. and the after party as well. plus, ticket prices to disney's two most popular theme parks are changing, why the price could be different depending on the day of the
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the academy awards are in the books with a mix of expected and unexpected winners.
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highlights from hollywood. >> reporter: the title describes e moment the newspaper drama, "spotlight," the center of attention, a surprise oscar winner for st picture. >> this film gave a voice to survivors and this oscar amplifies that voice. >> reporter: best picture favorite, "the revenant" still one big as owners for the director for the second year in a row. and a first career oscar for leonardo dicaprio as best actor. amazing award tonight. let us not take this planet for granted, i do not take tonight for granted. brie larson. >> thank you for going to the films. >> reporter: best supporting artist went to -- "the danish girl."
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rylance beat out lvester stallone. "mad max: fury road" took on the most oscars, six in all, all in technical categories. before the ow, protesters blocked the way protesting the academy's lack of diversity. >> otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> reporter: the night when "spotlight" was the dustry's best. jennifer york wind, nbc news, boston >> post-oscarparties are probably just wrapping up. they are three hours behind us. after the words, attendees are treated to the governors ball in a massive fear with dinner by celebrity chef, wolfgang puck. it's also where the winners have oscar atues engraved.
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larson arrived within seconds of each other to have their trophies personalized. actress and fox ws personality, stacy dash, is explain her part in one of the oddest oscar moments of the night. the former "clueless" actress was introduced as the oscars minority outreach program. >> i cannot wait to help my people out. happy black history month. thank you. >> she has attracted attention lately for her conservative viewpoints including suggesting on fox that there should not be a black history month. she also spoke out against people complaining that the oscars did not reflect diversity. she explained online that ideological diversity is much harder to achieve hollywood. losing a ball may not be uncommon during a round of golf, but what about your pants? why one golfer decided to strip down to his underwear on sunday.
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we are saying happy birthday to one great lady, the former acc assistant lady. >> yes, she is the mother of stu todd, our crew chief, and the track coach at heritage high school. birthday. and with love stu. >> what a special birthday because it's leap day.
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16. >> [ laughter ] >> the reason that we have leap day is because the amount of time it takes for the earth to rotate around its access is not around the sun. it takes actually a little bit sun. so we have extra time that we have to put somewhere. so, that's where leap day comes from in case you were wondering. www.wral.com on our weather that. slightly more complicated than that, but interesting, especially if you have a leap day birthday. if you know somebody who does, give them an extra special birthday hug since they don't have one every year. let's take a look at what's going on out there. pretty day for us today, we have sunshine. there is our tall tower camera and not a cloud in the sky as we look west across wake county. 49 degrees, winds southwest at 10 miles per hour.
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cold breeze compared to what can be this time of year. we started cold yesterday the 30s. dewpoint is that 33, that means it somewhat dry. 51 s. hill, 51 in roanoke rapids in rocky mount. heading south, 15 smithfield, 49 in fayetteville, 50 degrees in clinton. we do have a change in our weather pattern coming up. excuse me. >> bless you explain >> thank you. it's interesting, i don't like harping back to what we have online, but we posted that we have the pollen count out, it seems kind of early, but tree pollen is high. already today we get into that as we head into late march into early april. anyway, back to the pretty weather for the next couple of days, 50% chance of rain late tuesday into wednesday.
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temperatures are going to be much cooler. we have another system that rolls through friday. wednesday morning and friday are the days that we end up in the forecast. i will show you more about wednesday coming up. we have a band of rain coming into virginia from the mountains of west virginia, but all of this rain is dissipating quickly and not likely to hold together much further. we do see this little band here but while it makes its way to the viewing area it should be out of here bumping this high pressure system. even though the front room for we are pretty dry right now, not much chance of passing rain. on the other side of the front it's nice and mouth with another high pressure system. tuesday will end up in a nice system come here we start at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. later in the afternoon we start to cloud up a little bit, there could be a few sprinkles on the time of the evening commute. but then the front comes to bring us better chance of rain friday night into early wednesday. we clear out wednesday afternoon. the second half of wednesday afternoon should be fairly
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of course, near 70 today and tomorrow, it stays mild in the morning wednesday but we have showers and then some clearing, but much clearer, back down to freezing thursday morning, and on friday we have some showers in the forecast. some of that could be mixed with some wet snow, especially for the triangle area northward. temperature should be a little bit above freezing but as we get closer to the system we will talk more about it. over the weekend, temperatures will gradually warm up. brian is here taking a look at that same back about their own u.s.-1. >> this is on us-1 northbound run the walnut street area. we are seeing big delays, without a picture from a twitter follower on traffic that is stop in role on that ran from 64 on two us-1 northbound. not only are we seeing big but also starting to see significant ramp delays. all because of that accident in the distance. looks like we have a couple of railings blocked , as they mostly cleanup debris and fuel
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a fluid spell of some kind. do not sound like injuries with this accident were serious but we were told that several vehicles were involved. it is all pushed over to the side of the road and pralines, leading to a huge backup leaving apex this morning heading through cary to raleigh. 55 up to i-40, now up to 44 minutes. let's talk about how to get away from those delays, us-1 northbound is slow from 55 clear up toward the walnut street area. consider using tryon out to walnut street in pickup us-1 on the other side of those delays, or if you're heading into west raleigh, scoot down to gorman street and from there had up to town. a couple of options this morning as we continue to follow those big backups. also in west raleigh while you are there in town lookout for an accident on western boulevard just down the street from the tv station, also raleigh boulevard at wilbanks northeast of downtown. still seemed pretty heavy fortify work zone delays on 440
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that's an accident on the eastern side of hammond wrote you also need to keep in mind. back to you. pga golfer, gary woodland, answer the age-old question, boxers or briefs, in the final round of the honda classic on the course, his shot found the water to the left of the fairway. not wanting to get his outfit dirty he stripped out of his shoes, socks and white pants. he hit that shot out of the water and into the right greenside bunker. whole. me. disneyland and disney world unfilled demand-based ticket pricing. days will be split into categories, value, regular and peak days. in orlando the price will range from $105-$144 on peak days. in california at disneyland, prices range from $95-$119 on
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yesterday. at times during the holidays in spring break, disney has had to stop selling tickets because of large crowds. disney hopes to have a new pricing structure that will ease overcrowding. time for a look at what's trending. it appears that jacket is the new dress. almost one year to the day after the address broke the internet, this track jacket is causing the same confusion online. though, what colors do you see? brown and black, white and blue, or green and gold? >> green and gray. >> icy brown and black. it's all started when a tumblr user started asking i hate to make a new dress meme, but my friend has this jacket who she says is black and blue, icy
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what do you see? the color is actually white and blue. we are both wrong. white and blue? i would have to see another picture. the online response to another color-coded meme has been hilarious. one is a posted this picture say here we go again, proving america is bored and colorblind, one garment at a time. and there is this one is simply says, maria, what color are my pants? they're made to look like that
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stories beginning with a traffic mess in cary. >> us-1 is a big problem, we have an accident before walnut railings. 1 and cary parkway the traffic is getting squeezed over into and apex. taking 49 minutes. building on ramps. if we try to get back onto that traffic on us-1 northbound, try to avoid the area if you can. consider using tryon were gorman street is a couple of alternate routes. raleigh police e looking for feedback from the city council on the use of body cameras. the police chief and staff plan to present benefits and concerns to counsel today during the budget work session beginning at 1:00. the search for a new police
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the list of candidates is down to six. today and tomorrow candidates will be tested for their management, decision-making, and interpersonal skills. city leaders plan to have a new candidate in place by y. forest for today, absolutely beautiful. i guess we will be soaking up some sunshine out at the wral solar center. >> we will. solar farm 5 seeing temperatures like yesterday and mild temperatures. 50 entrance exam goldsboro at 49 degrees in fayetteville. we see a high this afternoon near 70, same thing ain tuesday. but a friend approaches bringing a spring tuesday night into wednesday and after that temperatures turn cooler. i 56 wednesday. >> next on fox50 at 8:00, a murder case that went unsolved
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we are alive with the details. right now on fox50, a cold case murder trial in raleigh could go to the jury today. the latest on the chris lawing murder trial.
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shuts down part of a heavily traveled raleigh road. we kick off the work week with unseasonably warm weather but how long will that last? happy monday, everyone, thank you for joining us. i'm renee chou. >> i'm bill leslie. good morning, everybody. we begin with breaking news out of western piedmont in cleveland county west of charlotte where a couple died after a crash in a house explosion. it happened around 10:30last night, at least two people killed, fire crews are on the scene cleaning up debris and making sure the gas is turned two decades after a shaw university student is murder,a jury could start deliberating killing her. >> investigators charged chris lawing with killing lacoy mcqueen.

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